Barbara Ludman

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Vote, if you want to save the US from the one-man wrecking crew

It’s worth surmounting the voter suppression obstacles — but on the other side litigation and postal votes will probably delay the results of the presidential poll

For 7de Laan, it’s baby or career

Amid 7de Laan's murder mayhem in suburbia, the biggest crime is the soap’s stunting of female viewers’ expectations.

Baking new life into the original Oreo

Heidi Dodd bakes the real thing — a sandwich of two slightly chewy chocolate biscuits made with cocoa and sugar and a real buttercream filling.

A tale of two bagels

They’re small and round and emotionally addictive.

An opera of duelling divas

Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda is the story of the conflict between England’s Elizabeth I and her rival, Mary, Queen of Scots.

All souped up

Soup ’n Stuff has been nominated for product of the year in the Eat Out DStv Food Network awards.

Understudy wows audience in Les Troyens

The Metropolitan Opera's production of 'Les Troyens', currently showing at Ster Kinekor's Cinema Nouveau, could not have been better cast.

Verdi’s HD spectacle

Aida, the latest in the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, is as magnificent on screen as it is in the theatre.

Adults only: A taste sensation strictly for grown-ups

These are not the sort of desserts one finds at a child's birthday party.

The Tempest: A very 21st century opera

The Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series returns to Cinema Nouveau with an inspired and audacious work.

Laws may allow abortion, but it’s much harder to change attitudes

Termination is a legal right, yet thousands still turn to backstreet abortionists, reflecting the ignorance and stigma that surround the issue.

Chill to opera and theatre

Ster-Kinekor has announced its fourth season of filmed National Theatre and Metropolitan Opera performances. We have double tickets to give away.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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